Software Engineer

  • Barclays
  • Knutsford WA16 9EU, UK
  • 22/06/2020
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Job Description

We have a brand new opportunity available for a Software Engineer to join our Private Cloud and Middleware function based in Radbroke Hall, Knutsford. As a key member of this dedicated functionl, you will be part of a team of engineers with accountability / responsibility for the engineering (strategy, architecture, design, build, documentation and testing) of the software components that integrate our private cloud. You will work closely with your colleagues in the private cloud and middleware teams to bring their products to life as part of a modern developer focused experience.We are not trying to build a public cloud on premise. We are looking to bring our existing private cloud to the next level of maturity. A software driven private cloud with the security and scale required at a transatlantic bank, which is efficient to run, a delight to use, and helps our colleagues modernise their applications, development practises, and transform over time to a cloud ready architecture.


What will you be doing?

  • Be a key member within the engineering team
  • The technical implementation and delivery of features for our internal customers
  • Responsible for the configuration, development and testing of system components, supporting scripts and tools as required.
  • Self-service features such as APIs, CMDB and management portal integration
  • Contributing towards product strategy and vision
  • Collecting analysing and responding to user feedback
  • Demonstrating new ideas and features to stakeholders
  • Creating timelines and roadmaps for developing the product
  • Inspiring and enthusing colleagues and users of the product

What we’re looking for:

  • Proven track record of delivering automation solutions and Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience working with IaaS and/or PaaS products, including some experience of either virtualisation, containerisation, orchestration of compute/network/storage, and/or configuration management tool such as ansible/chef
  • Postgraduate qualification or equivalent industry experience
  • SQLServer Database experience would be beneficial


Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BSc) or equivalent industry experience.
  • Experience working within an agile team
  • Private/public cloud experience is beneficial

Where will you be working?

  • Radbroke Hall is a hidden gem in the heart of the Cheshire countryside and home to our 3,200-strong team
  • As we’re based in the country side, we have accommodated many facilities including our subsidized canteen, onsite Starbucks café, Tennis and Squash Courts, Gym and shop
  • We have an open, friendly culture here at Radbroke and sense of community

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

Our Values


Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.


Our Diversity


We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.


Our Benefits


Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.